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Technology News Briefs
Last month we met in Toulouse France to work on standards for RFID.
The SC31 groups that met were WG4/SG1, WG4/SG3, WG4/SG6 and WG7.
If you want more information on ISO standardization or on any issue of RFID standardization, then email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Radio Frequency Identification
Savi Technology Rolls Out
New Generation Tracking Device
Gets 10M Yuan Government Subsidy
Leading the way
In RFID and Biometrics technologies
ISO 18000-7 Software Solution Leadership
First passive RFID toll system in U.S.
RFID chip and sensors
All in one
Finding lost IT
Reportlinker Adds RFID:
Technology, Applications, and Global Markets
Two for one:
Radio chip and sensor combine to measure weather
At the Speed of Commerce
WSJ: Avery Dennison
RFID revenue headed for $1B
Or RFID Tags?
The Impact Of RFID
On Supply Chains
Cuts SGH's bed crunch
RFID systems revenues
To surpass $6B in 2011
RFID in logistics,
Warehousing and supply chain management
For Web-Connected Toys
What's the Truth
About Smart Meters?
A smarter supply chain
Will drive data marketplaces, but sensor data will be even bigger.
The Internet of Things: Interesting,
But Don’t Hold Your Breath
British Chip Maker
Set to Take On Intel, Dominate Mobile Processor Market
No Need to Keep a Light On
When Your House Knows Where You Are
The Active IOT
Vs. Passive IOT
Big New Wireless Spectrum
Expected to Open for Internet of Things This Week
Will the Internet of Things
Be Open or Closed?
On the IOT
Utility pros fret
Over consumers in smart grid
Change the Channel,
The Internet is On: FCC Opens Vacant TV Airwaves
Smart Grid Outspends Smart Meters
How CIOs Can Influence
The Next Wave of Product Innovation
The Internet of things will augment your brain
Smartphones and Broadband
Are Making Our Homes Smarter
'Internet of things' is energy's future
Turn Any Link Into
A QR Code
What's in a Name?
As a "Web of Things"
Reality Check: M2M
Driving exponential growth in connections
And the Internet of Things
The Forecast for M2M
Moderate 2 Massive
Follow-up to the IoT film, System of Systems:
For Standards-Based Smart Home Security
The Internet of Things
Can Make Us Human Again
“The Internet of Things” Age
In the 'Internet of Things'
Adds High-Powered Check-in Capabilities
Bring 'quick response' links using smartphone barcode apps
Building RFID read and write functionality right into their screens
Makes Use of Microsoft Tags
Five Things You Should Know
About Contactless RFID Credit Cards
In barcode scanning
And Verification Systems
Report calls for caution
As use of biometric technology spreads
Not quite ready for prime time?
Safran to Buy
Biometric Firm L-1
Its use of biometrics
UK Borders Agency
Renegotiates biometrics contract with IBM
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Still a solid alternative to barcoding
An Alternative to Barcodes at the Bedside?
PrivacyTag, you're it!
RFID chips catch you in the act
Bar CodeHow To Choose The Best Barcode System
For My Business
Barcode and scanner apps decoded
Mobile 2D Barcode Tagging
Requires Major Emphasis on Symbol Print Quality
Is bar code scanning big?
Depends on who you ask.
To Tackle 'White Spaces,' or 'Wi-Fi on Steroids'
'Super WiFi' Coming:
FCC Opens Up Unused TV Airwaves For Broadband
A regular feature of HighTechAIDCourier will be a review of interesting press releases from around the world. Please send your press releases to email@example.com, but do not forget to include a URL to the full release on your web site. Here are this month's selections:
RF Technologies® Names Mark Harwood New President
RF Technologies®, a leading provider of radio frequency identification monitoring systems and healthcare security solutions, announces the hiring of Mark Harwood as company President.
Datalogic Scanning Introduces Another Breakthrough Single Plane Imaging Scanner, the Magellan™ 3300HSi
Eugene, OR USA – October 12, 2010 – The Magellan™ 3300HSi high performance omni-directional scanner is the latest imaging-based scanner from Datalogic Scanning. Accompanying the recently announced Magellan™ 3200VSi scanner, the Magellan 3300HSi scanner is the world’s first in-counter single plane scanner to use imaging technology.
Auto ID and Mobile IT Solutions Drive Government Efficiencies
Government Users Deliver Real-World Challenges and Solutions at AIM Expo
Warrendale, PA -- October 5, 2010 -- The Association for Automatic Identification and Mobility (AIM) announces key government speakers in the Government Track for the AIM Expo, November 1-3 at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare, Chicago, IL, USA.
CSCMP Chicago Roundtable Partners with AIM Expo for RFID Education
RFID End User Companies to Address Chicago Chapter of CSCMP
Warrendale, PA -- October 4, 2010 -- CSCMP Chicago Roundtable, a local chapter of the global association, CSCMP, and The Association for Automatic Identification and Mobility (AIM) have announced plans to produce an RFID educational event for regional members of CSCMP. The Roundtable will feature RFID case studies from Michelin, The Boeing Company, US TRANSCOM (for U.S. Department of Defense) and retail applications on inventory accuracy delivered by Bill Hardgrave with Auburn University.
ASK supplier of Metrobús cards for 5 years
Mexico, October 4, 2010
ASK is the supplier of the contactless smart cards, readers and couplers that allow 500 000 passengers to commute everyday on the fast and modern bus line of Metrobús, Mexico, since its launching in 2005.
Free 2010 RFID Tag Pricing Guide™ from ODIN
Second Annual Pricing Guide Provides Insight on RFID Tag Cost for Walmart and Airbus Suppliers
Summary: ODIN's 2010 RFID Tag Pricing Guide™ is the industry's most referenced report on current RFID tag cost for end users. The second annual edition provides insight on RFID tag prices for suppliers to Walmart, Airbus, the U.S. Department of Defense and other end users. The free download includes standard pricing for RFID tags and an explanation of key tag features that drive cost. http://www.odintechnologies.
Nedap implements NXP’s modification to its Mifare Classic cards effortlessly
Nedap’s unique AEOS architecture has made it possible to adopt NXP’s recent modification to the unique embedded identification number on its Mifare Classic cards without problems.
NXP, the supplier of the well-known Mifare cards, recently announced a modification to the UID (Unique Identifier), the unique identification number that is integrated in each Mifare card.
Terso Solutions Launches New RFID-Enabled Freezer for Inventory Management in Hospitals, Research Labs, Manufacturers and Distributors, and Crime Labs
New larger-size 'smart' freezer uses RFID technology to make better use of freezer space, reduce energy consumption, lower maintenance costs, and protect high value products such as reagents, bio-samples, biologics, tissue samples, and adhesives.
No bits and bytes around it, the embedded “ iN” family of tags is a big step towards enabling manufacturers with source RFID tagging for track-and-trace and product authentication.
XERAFY “iN” family of products, is the first UHF RFID tags that can be embedded in metal assets without sacrificing read performance.
Savi Technology Rolls Out New Generation Tracking Device Linking Sky- and Land-Based Wireless Systems to Monitor Supplies Anywhere, Anytime
ALEXANDRIA, Virgina, September 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ --
- Small, Compact Portable Tracking Unit Supports NATO Logistics in Afghanistan by Combining Sensors with GPS, RFID, SatCom, GSM and GPRS
- PITU Delivers Breakthrough Three-Way Communications
Zebra Enterprise Solutions Launches Dart Ultra-Wideband Real-Time Locating System
September 20, 2010
ZES channel partner, RFID Global Solution, implements Dart UWB pilot program for real-time visibility and precise location accuracy
Versus RTLS Selected to Support Disaster Response Initiatives
TRAVERSE CITY, MI--(Marketwire - September 9, 2010) - The Bethesda Hospitals' Emergency Preparedness Partnership (BHEPP), comprised of Suburban Hospital (a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine), the National Naval Medical Center, and the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center and National Library of Medicine, has selected Versus Advantages™ from Versus Technology, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: VSTI) to support its RFID / Real-time Location System (RTLS) initiative.
World Congress Announces Partnership With RFID in Healthcare Consortium for Supply Chain Leadership Summit, January 24-26, 2011, Orlando, Florida
The World Congress 5th Annual Leadership Summit on Health Care Supply Chain Management is pleased to announce its strategic partnership with the “RFID in Healthcare Consortium” for the January 24-26, 2011, Orlando, Florida event featuring the co-located “RFID and RTLS in Health Care Workshop.”
RF Technologies® to Demonstrate New Smart Sense Technology for Infant Security at AWHONN
New transmitter and banding design offers improved tamper detection
Mobile Aspects releases next version of RFID enabled iRIScope endoscope tracking system
22. September 2010 01:52
Mobile Aspects announced today the commercial availability of an enhanced design of its RFID enabled endoscope tracking system, iRIScope. Targeted at increasing care quality and patient safety, iRIScope 2.0 offers additional functional and technical capabilities to help care providers enhance their processes for endoscope storage, use and reprocessing.
You Don't Need Dell to Get Facial Recognition on Your PC
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, September 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Now you don't need Dell facial recognition software for fast access to your PC with Windows. Luxand, Inc. have released a new version of Blink! - a free webcam-based biometric logon system for Windows Vista/7 ( http://www.luxand.com/blink).
Scanbuy Releases Mobile Barcode Trend Report
First Comprehensive Report on Barcode Scanning around the World with a concentration on North America
NEW YORK, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Scanbuy, Inc. (www.scanbuy.com), the global leader in mobile barcode solutions, released the inaugural ScanLife Mobile Barcode Trend Report today.
The Internet of Things Raises its Flag at CARTES & IDentification 2010
Discover the Extraordinary Technological Potential and Prospects of this New Sector From 7th to 9th December 2010 at Paris Nord Villepinte
The Final Comment
We always try to find something to keep away those boring evenings while you wait to get back to work. This month is no exception, try these:
Proper massage techniques
For aging opossums
Orchestrate beautiful music
Best Animated Short Film:
That don't make sense
Another amazing 3D visualization
Of MIDI-based music created by Animusic
The amazing moving wind-powered sculptures
Of Theo Jansen
What happens when Zhang Ziyi says
"The soup is too salty" and the French chef hears about it?
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